UCI Statement on Stefan Denifl and Georg Preidler

Mar 5, 2019, 13:15 PM

Following yesterday’s statement regarding the investigation carried out within the sport of cross-country skiing, the UCI has now received further information regarding the admissions made by Mr. Georg Preidler and Mr. Stefan Denifl.

After review of all elements in its possession, the UCI has decided to provisionally suspend both riders with immediate effect pursuant to Article 7.9.3 of the UCI Anti- Doping Rules.  

The UCI will assist the Austrian National Anti-Doping Organisation (NADA) in the conduct of the disciplinary proceedings against Mr. Preidler and Mr. Denifl by NADA and will support all involved parties in the ongoing investigations.

The UCI will not comment further on any of these matters.